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Northwest Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment1,580
Mean wage$25.72
Entry wage$17.19
10th percentile wage$16.49
50th percentile wage$24.64
90th percentile wage$39.22
Top Employing Industries
Public Administration302.0%
Professional and Business Services
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration30$27.49
Professional and Business Services$23.50
Construction Laborers (47-2061)
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers. Construction laborers who primarily assist a particular craft worker are classified under "Helpers, Construction Trades" (47-3010). Excludes Hazardous Materials Removal Workers (47-4041).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$24.64 $27.60  -$2.96
2019$23.50+4.9%$26.32 +4.9%-$2.82
2018$22.93+2.5%$25.69 +2.5%-$2.75
2017$22.32+2.8%$25.00 +2.8%-$2.68
2016$21.65+3.1%$24.25 +3.1%-$2.60
2015$21.30+1.7%$23.86 +1.7%-$2.55
2014$20.84+2.2%$23.34 +2.2%-$2.50
2013$20.52+1.5%$22.99 +1.5%-$2.46
2012$20.35+.9%$22.79 +.9%-$2.44
2011$20.05+1.5%$22.46 +1.5%-$2.40
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.64 $21.91  $2.73
2019$23.50+4.9%$21.02 +4.2%$2.48
2018$22.93+2.5%$20.38 +3.1%$2.55
2017$22.32+2.8%$19.83 +2.8%$2.48
2016$21.65+3.1%$19.38 +2.3%$2.27
2015$21.30+1.7%$18.98 +2.1%$2.32
2014$20.84+2.2%$18.57 +2.2%$2.27
2013$20.52+1.5%$18.20 +2.1%$2.33
2012$20.35+.9%$17.88 +1.7%$2.46
2011$20.05+1.5%$17.60 +1.6%$2.45
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Southwest $28.011,680
North Central $26.401,920
Northwest $24.641,580
Eastern $23.13780
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $26.401,920
South Central $20.601,910
Southwest $28.011,680
Northwest $24.641,580
Wages in other areas
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